Williams, Watson in the spotlight
Two dual-threat quarterbacks headline the ACC Championship as No. 1 Clemson takes on No. 8 North Carolina.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Clemson is the slight favorite in this game, as the Tigers are getting odds of -4.5 points against North Carolina. The over/under total for the game has been set at 67.5 points. These two meet tonight at 8PM ET from Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. The game airs live on ABC.
This game features UNC QB Marquise Williams against Clemson QB Deshaun Watson. Both men can run and pass as Williams has 2,605 passing yards with 18 touchdowns while rushing for 786 yards and 10 scores for the Tar Heels (11-1, 8-4 ATS). Watson has thrown for 3,223 yards and 27 touchdowns in 2015 while rushing for 756 yards and nine scores for the Tigers (12-0, 5-7 ATS).
For tonight’s game, Watson has been given over/under odds of 278.5 passing yards and 64.5 rushing yards. Williams has been given an over/under for 235.5 passing yards and 54.5 rushing yards.
While both quarterbacks lead offenses that produce a lot of points, the difference could be in the defenses. UNC is giving up 20.8 points and 394.9 yards per game in 2015 while Clemson is holding opponents to just 18.8 points and 288.5 total yards.